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ALL MATH MAJORS MUST:
  •   Complete the Mathematics Major Core Courses.
  •   Choose and complete one of the following four areas of Emphasis:
      1) General Mathematics Emphasis
      2) Actuarial Science Emphasis
      3) Math Education Emphasis
      4) Applied Mathematics Emphasis
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  •   Complete the University Core Requirement.
  •   Minimum of 120 total credits (must be valid for counting toward graduation).
Number Name Credit  Semester Grade Prerequisites

MATHEMATICS MAJOR CORE COURSES (Required for all Math Emphasis Areas)

MAT-121 Calculus I 4            MAT-111 or placement
MAT-122 Calculus II 4            MAT-121
MAT-214 Linear Algebra 3            MAT-122
MAT-213 or MAT-220 Discrete Math or Set Theory and Logic 3            MAT-111 or MAT-117
MAT-221 Calculus III 4            MAT-122
MAT-341 Math. Statistics I 3            Co-requisite MAT-221
MAT-421 Analysis I 3            MAT-213 or 220 AND 221

EMPHASIS AREAS

GENERAL MATHEMATICS EMPHASIS-- Subtotal: 67 credits

  I.   Major Mathematics courses (42 credits)
Take all of the following courses

Mathematics Core Courses--see above

24             
MAT-222 Differential Equations 3            MAT-122
MAT-325 Modern Algebra I 3            MAT-213 or 220 AND 221

AND Any Four (4) Additional Math Electives at 300-400 level

  II.  Minor EMPHASIS (16 credits)
Minimum of 16 credits in ONE lab science- Biology, Physics, or Chemistry
  III.  Language/ Computer Science Requirement (6 credits)
Take both of the following
CSC-158 Computer Programming I 3            MAT-110
CSC-159 Computer Programming II 3            CSC-158
  IV.  Academic Enrichment Requirement (3 credits)
Take one of the following
MAT-475 Seminar I 3            Juniors/ Seniors
MAT-495 Independent Research 3            Juniors/ Seniors
MAT-498 Internship 3            Juniors/ Seniors


ACTUARIAL SCIENCE EMPHASIS-- Subtotal: 51 credits

  I.   Major Mathematics courses (33 credits)
Take all of the following courses

Mathematics Core Courses--see above

24             
MAT-222 Differential Equations 3            MAT-122
MAT-313 Numerical Methods 3            MAT-122 and CSC-158
MAT-342 Math Statistics II 3            MAT-341
  II.   Minor EMPHASIS Courses* (9 credits+)
Take all of the following
ECO-201 Macroeconomics 3            Check with BIT Dept.
ECO-202 Microeconomics 3            Check with BIT Dept.
ACC-203 Accounting I 3            Check with BIT Dept.
  III.  Language/ Computer Science Requirement (6 credits)
Take both of the following
CSC-158 Computer Programming I 3            MAT-110
CSC-159 Computer Programming II 3            CSC-158
  IV.  Academic Enrichment Requirement (3 credits)
Take one of the following
MAT-475 Seminar I 3            Juniors/ Seniors
MAT-495 Independent Research 3            Juniors/ Seniors
MAT-498 Internship 3            Juniors/ Seniors


MATH EDUCATION EMPHASIS-- Subtotal: 60- 63 credits
Note: The Professional Education Program for Certification in Secondary Mathematics has additional requirements (Praxis I & II, 3.0 GPA, & EDU 420/422 Student Teaching)

  I.   Major Mathematics courses (33 credits)
Take all of the following courses

Mathematics Core Courses--see above

24           
MAT-211 College Geometry 3          MAT-121
MAT-310 Methods of Teaching Math. 3          Co-requisite MAT 211
MAT-325 Modern Algebra I 3          MAT-213 or 220 AND 221
  II.   Minor EMPHASIS Courses (18 credits)
Take all of the following
EDU-201 Introduction to Education 3           
EDU-202 Educational Psychology 3           
EDU-203 The Education and Psychology of the Exceptional Child 3           
EDU-302 Secondary Educ. Methods 3           
EDU-303 Reading in the Content Area 3           
EDU-330 Effective Classroom Management Strategies 3           
  III.  Language/ Computer Science Requirement (6 credits)
Take both of the following
CSC-158 Computer Programming I 3          MAT-110
EDU-208 Educational Technology 3          Juniors
  IV.  Academic Enrichment Requirement (3-6 credits)
Take all of the following
EDU-207 Sophomore Field Experience 1          Sophomore
EDU-307 Junior Field Experience 1          Juniors
MAT-495 Independent Research 1          Juniors


APLLIED MATHEMATICS EMPHASIS-- Subtotal: 72-81 credits

  I.   Major Mathematics courses (48 credits)
Take all of the following courses

Mathematics Core Courses--see above

24             
MAT-212 Mathematical Modeling 3            MAT-120 or MAT-121
MAT-222 Differential Equations 3            MAT-122
MAT-313 Numerical Methods 3            MAT-122 and CSC-158
MAT-342 Math Statistics II 3            MAT-341
CSC-455 Math and Statistical Software 3            MAT-122 and MAT-313
Take three of the following courses**
CSC-254 Data Structure 3            CSC-159
CSC-451 Computer Simulations 3            CSC-254
CSC-452 Computer Graphics 3            CSC-254, MAT-122, MAT-213
PHY-211 Mechanics 3             
PHY-271 Methods of Mathematical Physics 3            Co-requisite MAT-222
PHY-311 Analytical Mechanics 3            PHY-211
PHY-371 Computational Physics 3            PHY-103, 104 or PHY-105,106
MAT-422 Analysis II 3            MAT-421
MAT-423 Complex Variable I 3            MAT-221
  II.   Minor EMPHASIS Courses (15-24 credits)
A minor in Biology, Physics, Chemistry, or Computer Science
  III.  Language/ Computer Science Requirement (6 credits)
Take both of the following
CSC-158 Computer Programming I 3            MAT-110
CSC-159 Computer Programming II 3            CSC-158
  IV.  Academic Enrichment Requirement (3 credits)
Take one of the following
MAT-475 Seminar I 3            Juniors/ Seniors
MAT-495 Independent Research 3            Juniors/ Seniors
MAT-498 Internship 3            Juniors/ Seniors


Other Requirements:
  • All majors are required to fulfill the general university core requirements and approved electives amounting to a minimum of 120 hours of credits for graduation with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of   2.0.
  • A cumulative departmental average of 2.0 must be earned and a grade of at least C- required in all Departmental courses, with no more than 2 C- grades in Mathematics courses.
NOTE:

* The ECO courses listed under the Minor Emphasis section of the Actuarial Emphasis are required for that program (Actuarial). An official Department Minor in Economics or Computer Science is recommended (additional courses needed).

** Other 300 and 400 level classes may be approved by advisement if deemed appropriate for the Applied Math Emphasis.

Please consult with the department chair for any updates that may not yet be reflected on this page. (Last Updated 01/11/2013)

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